Myanmar's first grid-connected PV system

Last Modified: Wed Jan 04 2017 15:24:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 117 kW
    solar photovoltaic (PV) system will be installed by Laos-based Sunlabob Renewable Energy Ltd at "Junction City", one of property conglomerate Shwe Taung Group's developments in Yangon.
  • 140,000 kWh
    of emissions-free electricity will be generated by the system each year. The solar system is scheduled to be fully operational for the opening of Phase 1 of Junction City in the first quarter of 2017.
  • 450
    solar panels will be used to build a roof-mounted system which will be integrated into the city's grid system. The system will reduce both the consumption of grid-based electricity and also diesel fuel during back-up power situations, according to Sunlabob.